Decision Whether To Reinstate Charges Against Amtrak Engineer Delayed Until FebruaryIn September, reckless endangerment and involuntary manslaughter charges were dismissed against Brandon Bostian, but an appeal was later filed by the state’s attorney general.
Philadelphia Court To Hear Appeal On Dismissed Charges Of Amtrak EngineerAbout a month after a Philadelphia judge dismissed all criminal charges against Bostian for lack of evidence, the state's attorney general filed an appeal.
Judge Dismisses Case Against Amtrak Engineer Involved In Deadly CrashThe 34-year-old train engineer was facing involuntary manslaughter, causing or risking a catastrophe and reckless endangerment charges.
Several Notable Court Cases Will Resume This FallCourts in both Philadelphia and New Jersey will be bustling with hearings, trials and sentences this fall.
Amtrak Engineer Turns Himself Into Police To Face Charges In Deadly 2015 DerailmentBrandon Bostian was handcuffed and placed under arrest Thursday morning.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Charges Amtrak Engineer In Deadly 2015 DerailmentBostian has also been charged with one count of causing or risking a catastrophe and numerous counts of reckless endangerment.
Judge Orders District Attorney's Office To Reverse Course, Charge Engineer In Deadly Amtrak DerailmentProsecutors said earlier this week they can't prove Brandon Bostian acted with "conscious disregard" when he accelerated the train to 106 mph on a 50 mph curve in Philadelphia.
Feds: Amtrak Engineer Went 'From Distraction To Disaster'The engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, went "from distraction to disaster" in a matter of seconds.
NTSB: Engineer Of Amtrak Train 188 Was Not Using Phone At Time Of DerailmentThe big question from the days after Amtrak 188's derailment to last week's Congressional hearing on the disaster was whether or not engineer Brandon Bostian was using his phone at the time of the crash.